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This podcast is dedicated to empowering you to embrace teaching art with works of art. Each episode will dive deep into different aspects of teaching art - from passionate art teachers sharing their work, to mini trainings on art appreciation strategies that you can use in your classroom, to conversations about the highs and lows that come with being a teacher. Come back each week for an informative interview with an amazing art teacher!

This podcast is dedicated to empowering you to embrace teaching art with works of art. Each episode will dive deep into different aspects of teaching art - from passionate art teachers sharing their work, to mini trainings on art appreciation strategies that you can use in your classroom, to conversations about the highs and lows that come with being a teacher. Come back each week for an informative interview with an amazing art teacher!

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United States

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This podcast is dedicated to empowering you to embrace teaching art with works of art. Each episode will dive deep into different aspects of teaching art - from passionate art teachers sharing their work, to mini trainings on art appreciation strategies that you can use in your classroom, to conversations about the highs and lows that come with being a teacher. Come back each week for an informative interview with an amazing art teacher!

Language:

English


Episodes

50: Art is Everything: Our Classroom is Not a Bubble

6/16/2020
In this episode, I talk about why it's vital that we don't avoid the hard conversations or difficult subjects as educators, especially in art.

Duration:00:18:12

49: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion with Dr. James Rolling Jr.

6/9/2020
In this interview from the Call to Art Unconference, Dr. James Rolling Jr., NAEA's President-Elect, discusses his role and vision for the newly created commission on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. In addition to supporting systemic changes, we discuss how teachers can create a classroom culture that supports connection, communication, conversation, and understanding.

Duration:00:49:48

48: Values Demand Action

6/3/2020
While activists are taking to the streets around the world to protest racial inequality, we're opening up about our company values and the importance of diversity and inclusion at Art Class Curator.

Duration:00:15:40

47: Teaching Art from Home

3/23/2020
Teachers around the world are taking their lessons online. Teaching art from home is a challenge, but when we work together, it gets a lot easier. Learn about some of the free distance learning resources art teachers are sharing in this episode.

Duration:00:20:22

46: Art in Times of Stress

3/16/2020
The whole world in one big ball of stress and anxiety as coronavirus continues to spread. Let's talk about how we can use art to deal with all of this.

Duration:00:19:54

45: Trip Over the Truth: Crafting Lessons with the End in Mind

3/9/2020
What do you want your students to know? What do you want them to remember from art class next year? What about in 5 or 10 years? In this episode, we're talking about the power of moments and how to create a curriculum with the big picture in mind.

Duration:00:31:45

44: Our Faces Tell the Tale: How We Experience Art

3/2/2020
Have you ever wondered how Mona Lisa was feeling? Or wanted to know what your students were thinking when they look at art? Discover the emotions behind Mona Lisa's smile, learn how long the average person looks at an artwork in a museum, and much more as I talk to Dan Hill, a facial recognition expert who wrote a book about how people react to famous artworks.

Duration:00:55:25

43: Teaching from Your Values

2/24/2020
What are your top ten values? What about your top three? Are your values as a teacher the same as the values in other parts of your life? Living in your values and teaching from your values is essential to living a balanced, healthy, happy life. In this episode, I talk about my values and how my life changed when I started being true to them and give you the tools you need to discover your true values.

Duration:00:18:39

42: Creating Magic with Joan Marie

2/20/2020
In this episode, I'm joined by Joan Marie. Joan is a former art teacher who now creates personal power portraits for her clients. We discuss Joan's educational obstacles, her creative process for each personal power portrait, and the importance of living and teaching from your values and strengths.

Duration:00:35:42

41: The Art of Comprehension with Trevor Bryan

2/11/2020
In this episode, I'm talking to Trevor Bryan, art teacher and author of The Art of Comprehension. We discuss how art is more than self-expression, the value of art in education, what it means to be creative, how interpreting art is possible at all ages. Bryan offers us insight on his signature access lenses and how we can use mood to help students personally connect with art. Plus, hear about the artwork that changed Bryan's life.

Duration:00:54:44

40: Supporting English Language Learners in the Art Classroom

2/5/2020
1 out of every 10 students in the United States is an English Language Learner. ELL students face unique and often overwhelming challenges, but the art classroom is the perfect place for them to thrive. Art is a universal language and can become a vital touchpoint and creative outlet for ELL students. When we give all of our students opportunities to look at and connect with art from their home countries, we give them the chance to use prior knowledge and open up the world for our entire...

Duration:00:25:40

39: Why is DBAE a bad word?

1/13/2020
While many art teachers still use Disciplined-Based Art Education (also known as DBAE) in their classrooms, it's picked up a bad reputation. A lot of art education pedagogy discussions pit Teaching for Artistic Behavior (also known as TAB) against Disciplined-Based Art Education. The opinions are strong on both sides, but does it have to be either/or? Let's talk about it.

Duration:00:17:35

38: Creating Meaning and Connection with Jenn Easterling

1/3/2020
Say hello to Jenn Easterling, a long-time member of The Curated Connections Library! She was one of our first members and now works for us creating lessons for the membership. Learn how she uses Art Class Curator resources in her classroom and how it has impacted her teaching and her life. For more information about The Curated Connections Library, visit artclasscurator.com/join.

Duration:00:38:59

37: Connecting with Joy and Purpose in the New Year

12/27/2019
Teacher burnout is so real it hurts, but there are ways to care for yourself and organize your life to avoid running on empty. In this episode, Cindy explores how teaching is impacted by purpose and joy. She shares her experiences from two vastly different schools, discusses how to prioritize your teaching responsibilities, and how you can avoid burnout.

Duration:00:19:01

36: About Those Dead White Guys

12/24/2019
Let's talk about why dead white guys are not enough in our art classrooms and why I'm not having a panic attack even saying those words!

Duration:00:40:53

35: An Art Lesson on Cultural Sensitivity

12/16/2019
Art is the perfect subject to battle xenophobia. The fact that we even call it ‘Non-Western’ art points to how ingrained Western bias is in art education. An entire planet’s worth of cultures and artistic traditions are defined by what they aren’t instead of by what they are. The only way to change the paradigm is to do the hard thing, the right thing: Introduce our students to artworks by artists from across the world, even if we never learned about them, and have classroom...

Duration:00:29:32

34: A Tale of Two Monets: Moving Beyond “Art Appreciation”

12/11/2019
In this episode, Cindy comes to the realization that exposing students to works of art is not for the end goal of "appreciation." It is much, much bigger than that. Where is the passion, the delight, the wonder, the heart-pounding experience with art? Where is the feeling in your heart, that drop in your gut, that makes you a CHANGED PERSON? Let's keep talking about THAT.

Duration:00:33:35

33: Why Art Matters

12/3/2019
In this episode of the Art Class Curator podcast, Cindy talks about why art matters and what makes art connection so very important for our students and for the world. From creating more connected and empathetic humans, to understanding and connecting with the past, to learning how to slow down and become comfortable with uncertainty, meaningful connection with works of art hands-down just creates better people.

Duration:00:38:36

32: 7 Ways to Spark Curiosity in your Classroom

11/24/2019
In this episode, Cindy discusses how to engage students’ natural born curiosity as well as how to spark a curiosity mindset through modeling, exciting artworks, and more.

Duration:00:22:07

31: Classroom Management as an Act of Self-Care

11/18/2019
Whether you're a new teacher, an old pro, or you've just run into a particularly difficult set of students, it's vital to have a solid classroom management strategy in place. Cindy talks about the importance of experimenting, finding support, protecting your energy in the classroom, firm routines and procedures, and making sure you and your students are engaged. Visit the show notes at artclasscurator.com/31 for the links and resources mentioned in this episode.

Duration:00:24:14